1. The Friendship Programme aims to promote internationalisation and knowledge of new cultures among both international students and local friends.
2. The programme is voluntary, and the international students and their local friends themselves decide how and when they meet. However, the participants should try to meet at least monthly. Successful friendship requires active participation from both sides!
Affordable exercise all season long with a single load!
The affordable Student Wristband is intended for students in upper secondary education (general upper secondary schools and vocational schools) and higher education institutions. The wristband encourages the user to exercise when it best suits their schedule. The Student Wristband is valid for six months from the date of purchase, and the user can use it once a day to access a sporting facility of their choice. The right to purchase the product requires a valid student card or certificate to be presented.
As a student you can work alongside your studies. You can for example have a part-time job and/or you can work during summer. Internship is often the first step for students towards work in their own field.
If you are looking for a job during your studies, higher education institutes’ services and other public services help you find job offers.
Empower Wednesday for international talents
About: The Empower Wednesday event series is designed for international talents in Turku who wish to know more about topics such as Finnish working culture, starting your own business and tips for job-seeking. The events also offer networking, peer support and inspirational succes stories. The programme is organised by International Working Women of Finland.
Are you interested in studying in Turku? Below you can find a checklist to assist you in getting started with.
1) Study options in Turku
What are your study interests? Which particular degree programme(s) you wish to apply to?
1. Education from the top of the world
Finland is a Nordic welfare state where equality is the fundamental ideology behind education. International rankings agree with us, Finland is a great place to study. Finnish higher education consists of two complementary sectors: universities promoting research and academic education, and universities of applied sciences (=UAS) offering professional higher education with close ties to the working life.
The public health nurse of your academy helps you with matters related to illnesses. You can visit a public health nurse without an appointment in the mornings. Please note that the opening hours vary depending on the service point.
Services of the public health nurse are:
Student Health Care provides health care services for students studying in upper secondary vocational institutions or Turku University of Applied Sciences. The services are meant for students in lines of study which entitle student financial aid, with the following exceptions:
You can get student discounts, for example, in the following locations:
In September, students will be vaccinated at the Kirkkotie health station as follows:
The City of Turku has launched a new season product aimed at students.
With a compelling alumni panel discussion and keynote speeches from international professionals currently working in Finland, this online career ev
School and student health care
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Annual student events in Turku
Anniversaries are a valuable part of the festive tra
Brigitta Majoros, a 23-year-old Serbian student of geoinformatics, and Megan Sikkinik, a 22-year-old student of n
Student, come and enjoy exercise in good company without pressure, competition and comparison - completely free of charge! Hosted by CampusSport’s sports tutors, the "Just for fun" shift focuses on having fun and enjoying the movement. All the students of the universities and universities of applied sciences in Turku are welcome to join the shift.
Technology Campus Turku seeks higher education students to mentor secondary-level students in their Beyond 2030 Challenge science competition. Read more and become a mentor!
Students and young adults are offered corona vaccinations in pop-up vaccination events. Both 1st and 2nd coronavirus vaccine doses will be given during pop-up events without appointment. The vaccinations are meant for Turku residents and students living in Turku.
Study in Turku organizes a webinar on Monday 19th of April for the international students studying in universities and universities of applied sciences in Turku. Our speaker in the webinar is an occupational health psychologist Ronnie Grandell who has specialized in the areas of self-compassion and compassionate therapy. Event is a free of charge.